Whenever a movie brings two big celebrity names together, it is ought to turn heads, and Sujoy Ghosh directorial Badla is no exception. Earlier it made headlines because Shah Rukh Khan was bankrolling the Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu starrer and now the reports of him doing a special appearance in the film are making the news. According to the latest updates, Shah Rukh will portray the role of Taapsee Pannu’s husband.
Now, if these reports are to believed then it’s great news for Big B and SRK’s fans as they are coming together after a decade. Shah Rukh and Amitabh’s recent Twitter chat also suggest that the two may star together in the film. SRK took to his Twitter account and wrote, ‘’ Main aap se Badla lene aa raha hoon @SrBachchan saab! Taiyaar rahiyega.’’
Main aap se Badla lene aa raha hoon @SrBachchan saab! Taiyaar rahiyega...— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) February 11, 2019
In reply to his tweet, Big B wrote, ‘’Arey bhai @iamsrk, Badla lene ka time toh nikal gaya .. Ab toh sab ko Badla dene ka time hai .’’Big B and Taapsee are working together for the second time after Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s 2016 film Pink.
''When you get an actor like Amitabh Bachchan, half your battle is won as he’s every director’s delight and I’m extremely excited to direct him. Also, I have been trying to work with Taapsee for a while. This is the perfect story to collaborate with her on. My excitement is doubled now that the film is being produced by SRK. I couldn’t have asked for a better team and now it is time for work,'' Sujoy Ghosh had told Mumbai Mirror.
Talking about the film, Sujay had added, ''I thought it was superlative material for AB Sir and pitched it to him. Taapsee was already on board, SRK also loved the source material and the collaboration happened seamlessly.''
Meanwhile, Badla, it is an official remake of the Spanish thriller, Contratiempo which was released in 2016. Amitabh Bachchan will be seen playing a lawyer in the movie, investigating a young man's death.